Beijing has ordered Ursula Gauthier to leave the country, following a row over an article she wrote. China claims the journalist's words 'expressed support for terrorism.' Gauthier says the government is trying to silence the foreign press.
Imprisoned Uighur rights activist Ilham Tohti has won the 2017 Weimar Human Rights award. Ulrich Delius from the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) spoke with DW about Tohti's work and the significance of the award.
The number of jailed journalists has hit a historic high for the second consecutive year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists' press freedom snapshot. China and Egypt join Turkey as the worst offenders.
The foreign ministers of China, Afghanistan and Pakistan have held their first tri-lateral talks. They called for the inclusion of the Taliban in talks seeking to restore peace to Afghanistan.
For Pakistan, breaking away from the US and getting closer to China come with a price. The Islamic country's powerful army wants to spearhead new regional alignments, but ousted PM Nawaz Sharif is trying to resist.
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